OCEAN TWP., N.J. (WPVI) -- An Ocean County man who hit a pedestrian while driving drunk and continued to drive with the man lodged in the windshield has been sentenced to jail.
34-year-old Marcos Ortega was sentenced to 7 years in state prison and three additional years supervised parole.
Ortega pleaded guilty to second degree vehicular homicide in the death of 61-year-old Kenneth Moeller of Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey.
Police say Ortega was driving drunk along Route 9 in Ocean Township back on November 10, 2014 when he hit Moeller.
The impact caused the victim to become lodged in the windshield.
Detectives say Ortega drove more than a mile with the man stuck there until an officer pulled him over.
Moeller died a week later as a result of the injuries he sustained in the accident. null
Man who drove with pedestrian stuck in windshield sentenced to prison
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